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Monday, June 12, 2000

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Apple, Real Announce QuickTime Deal
Real's streaming-media server will deliver QuickTime content to QuickTime Players. This could increase the number of QuickTime-enabled sies by making it easier for them to add the format.

Moving To OS X
A look at Apple's next-generation operating system and how it will radically change the Mac user experience.

Company To Fly First Web Sever In Space
by SpaceViews
An Apple Macintosh G4 computer, modified for space, will be in orbit.


News Scoop Yields Suit From A Software Maker
by The Recorder
Adobe Systems Inc. has filed suit against MacNN for previewing software products still in development.

Linux On The PowerPC
by IDG
Linux is one of the few operating system that can be said to work on every kind of hardware.

Is Apple Going Hollywood?
by Macworld
New products herald strong focus on digital video.

Real-Apple: Can You Say Monopoly?
by ZDNet
What's the best way to combat Microsoft Corp. in the streaming media world? Take the No 1 and 2 streamng media companies and band them together.

RealNetworks, Apple Ink Web Streaming Deal
"The No. 1 and No. 2 players are starting to collaborate."


Searching For The True Macintosh Spirit
Apple has recaptured the vision that made the company a pioneer int he past and a corporate prophet in the present.

Private 'Fit,' Public Cant
Robert Morgan gets a new USB hub.

How To Be A Rumors Skeptic
by The Macjunkie
Rumors are fun and exciting for the reader, but there is also a downside.


Apple PowerBook G3 2000
by Insanely Great Mac
The new PowerBooks redefine portable computing.

IBM ViaVoice
by MacOS Monthly
More of a novelty than a tool.


Monday, June 12, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Your Daily View

MacOS Daily unveils its new design today. Appealing, and more user-friendly in terms of listing new articles.

At the same time, the site also launches a new e-zine, MacOS Monthly — featuring the contents of Apple Wizards.

Around The Weblogs

iRights: I missed this story while I was gone, but I think this article is vital for a non-technical person to understand why the techies get all upset about how obvious ideas are being patented.

Weblog Wannabe: Looney Tunes Karaoke. "We're tiny, we're toony, we're all a little loony, and we're all cartoony..." Uh, sorry, I got a little carried away.

The Next Economy: Get your daily Calvin, it does a body good.


Redmond Has Already Lost 'FUD' Factor
by eWEEK
What's certain is there will be no return to the days when Microsoft ran roughshod over its competitors.

Windows Me Approaches Official Release
Microsoft issued the second release candidate of Windows Me last week, a milestone that may have been eclipsed by the proposed breakup of the software company.

Compaq Takes Aim At Dell With Server Program
Compaq Computer is not mincing words in its latest effort to stem customer defections in its Intel-based server business.

Bluetooth Bites At PCs
by Reuters
Motorola, IBM, and Toshiba team up on wireless products for PCs and cars.

Microsoft Spending Millions On Ads And Lobbying Efforts
by New York Times
Microsoft attempts to temper the impact of a potentially devastating federal court ruling and generate positive public and political opinion.

Microsoft By Any Other Name
by Salon
What should we call the two halves of a divided software giant?

Antitrust Case: Matter Of Self-Protection
by Seattle Times
[Microsoft] was becoming so big, creating its own operating standard, that it threatened to become a government in its own right.

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